CEC Committees

Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) is supported in its important mandate by volunteer-based committees, who advise and develop programs for CEC. Committee’s Terms of Reference are available here.

HIGH PERFORMANCE COMMITTEE
COACHING COMMITTEE
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION COMMITTEE
PARA-CLIMBING COMMITTEE


High Performance Committee

Goals:

  • To create, review and revise HP Plan for climbing with the goal of increasing results at International events
  • To support HP athletes in all aspects of performance
  • To research and analyze current data to support HP initiatives

Staff lead: Andrew Wilson, hpd@climbingcanada.ca

2022-2023 Members
Adrien Mayost, ON
Chris Neve, AB
Dr. Yasser El-Sheikh, ON
Jeff Thomson, BC
Kelly Drager, AB
Len Chong, BC
Libor Hroza, BC
Melanie Marier, BC
Patrick Labelle, QC


Coaching Committee

Goals:

  • To create, review and revise Coach Education Plan for Instruction, Competition Introduction and Competition Development for climbing in Canada.
  • Create a National Coach database
  • To increase the quality and consistency of coaching at all levels of the sport in Canada.
  • Establish/partner annual coaching conference
  • To research and evaluate existing coach education modules.

To reach the committee: coaching@climbingcanada.ca 
Staff Lead: Suzanne Fischer, suzanne@climbingcanada.ca

2022-2023 Members
Adrian Das, ON/QC
Chris Neve, AB
Heather Reynolds, NS
Jamie Galloway, AB
Matt Chapman, ON
Michelle Linhart, BC
Olivier Dorion Theriault, QC
Silvia Mc Burney, ON


Diversity and Inclusion Committee

The goals and objectives of the D&I Committee include, but are not limited to:

  • Support CEC in understanding the climbing community current state and challenges regarding Diversity & Inclusion;
  • Engage in frequent, candid communication to correct misperceptions about Diversity & Inclusion;
  • Review proposed Policies and Actions in respect to Diversity & Inclusion;
  • Provide guidance to CEC Management and Directors on all things related to Diversity & Inclusion
  • Align with CEC’s Strategic Plan;
  • Encourage more diversity & inclusivity within the Canadian climbing community in general and the CEC organization specifically, including, but not limited to, staff, directors, committees, volunteers;
  • Develop accountable action items to further the Diversity & Inclusion mandate.

To reach the committee: diversity@climbingcanada.ca
Staff Lead: Christiane Marceau, ed@climbingcanada.ca

2022-2023 Members
TBD


Para-Climbing Committee

This new committee will be launched in 2021.

Goals:

  • Researching and reporting on rules and regulations surrounding para-sports;
  • Researching access barriers and solutions;
  • Developing a climbing para-athlete Long Term Athlete Development & Pathway;
  • Working with the IFSC to endorse and implement para-climbing classifications;
  • Developing para-athlete identification system;
  • Aligning with CEC’s Strategic Plan;
  • Developing accountable action items to further the para-climbing inclusion mandate; and,
  • Supporting other initiatives as requested by the ED and/or CEC board of directors (the “Board”).

To reach the committee: paraclimbing@climbingcanada.ca
Staff Lead: Christiane Marceau, ed@climbingcanada.ca

2022-2023 Members
Chair: David Pawelko, ON
Chris Lovett-Doust, ON
Emily McDermott, BC
Emma Gagne, ON
Jeremy Ritchie, ON
Michelle Linhart, BC
Miranda Scott, ON
Sarah Thorne, ON
Sebastian Powell, AB
Shamus Boulianne, BC
Wayne Gearey, AB

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